Jason Cook
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Jason Cook is a writer from Cleveland, Ohio. After a slew of existential crises, he adventured throughout New England and became a Master of Fine Arts in fiction. He's now reviewing music for PopMatters, The Quietus, and Resident Advisor, and writing/editing Call of Cthulhu books for Chaosium.

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//Features

Life Savers: Girl Talk | 16 Jul 2008 // 5:59 PM

Girl Talk (Gregg Gillis) made me do something I never thought I would again: enjoy pop music.

//Columns

My Life With the Tape Hiss Cult | 1 Dec 2010 // 4:00 PM

When we think of our experiences with electronic music, we can follow a thought trail that leads like a Wikipedia article from one incendiary album to many others. Their qualities are not always alike but for one: the nostalgic thread that runs through them.

//Reviews

Pulshar: Inside | 27 Jan 2011 // 3:57 PM

It’s clear there's potential here for a more experimental Pulshar.

Soul Center: General Eclectics | 16 Jan 2011 // 3:56 PM

Soul Center’s General Eclectics is an eclectic collection, yes. Seldom does it progress, but certainly it moves.

//Blogs

His Dark Exotica: Ennio Morricone - "Night Flight" / "Exorcism" | 1 Nov 2010 // 4:00 AM

"Night Flight" and "Exorcism" form the a- and b-sides to the imaginary 7” single that could have come from Ennio Morricone's soundtrack to The Exorcist II: The Heretic.

His Dark Exotica: Ennio Morricone - "Seduction and Magic"/ "Dark Revelation" | 25 Oct 2010 // 2:00 AM

Save for “Magic and Ecstasy”, “Seduction and Magic” is perhaps the most Goblin-esque of the thirteen tracks on Ennio Morricone’s soundtrack to Exorcist II: The Heretic. The piece's second inclusion, “Dark Revelation”, could remain at home on the next Burial album.

//Mixed media
//Blogs

A Chat with José González at Newport Folk Festival

// Notes from the Road

"José González's sets during Newport Folk Festival weren't on his birthday (that is today) but each looked to be a special intimate performance.

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